Library Space is in High Demand
Libraries like yours are always under pressure to create space. Space for dynamic learning, social interaction and new services. Whether you’re at the helm of a huge research library or a treasured local hub – you are examining ways to balance the evolving needs of your community while ensuring the protection of and access to your collections.
The University of Scranton Case StudyDetailed planning and strong transparency ensured University of Scranton's successful introduction to offsite storage.
Managing Your Collections through Your Next EvolutionIron Mountain has scalable library solutions that will help you manage your physical collections through your next library building project. Logistics planning for building renovations are complex when they impact your stacks. With Iron Mountain you will have a single trusted partner to help you develop a tailored solution to meet your library’s needs. Protect and maintain access to your collections, while reducing costs.
Tailored Solutions by Iron Mountain
Every library is different, which is why we will work with you to create a solution that meets your moving, storage and access requirements.
Taking a step towards moving or altering your collection is daunting – whether it’s moving a few hundred books to your offsite library annex, digitising dissertations or storing uncirculated special collections offsite.
Common Library Storage Struggles
"I need temporary offsite storage for a renovation."
"I am losing stacks in my next renovation and I need long-term offsite storage."
"I’m losing my library annex because it is being repurposed."
"My collections are at risk in my rented annex."
"My institution’s high-density storage facility is at capacity and there is no room in the budget to build another module."
Iron Mountain Solution
- Flexible Storage ensures the protection of your collection while allowing for further development and repurposing of your library space.
- With Iron Mountain’s offsite library storage you pay for only what you use, making short or long-term storage much more cost-effective for small or large collections.
- Library Storage as a service gives you more flexibility so you can maintain your collection into the future, eliminating rush deaccession decisions.
- Iron Mountain’s Library Services experts will work with you to deliver a clean storage environment with the right environmental controls for your collections.
- Do more with less by augmenting your current operations with outsourced storage. Optimise your storage by tiering content across multiple storage solutions.